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synonyms for wives

  • bride
  • companion
  • partner
  • roommate
  • spouse
  • consort
  • helpmate
  • mate
  • monogamist
  • other half

antonyms for wives

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  • enemy
  • foe
  • husband
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How to use wives in a sentence

Vicars' wives had come and gone, but all had submitted, some after a brief struggle, to old Mrs. Wurzel's sway.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Smoking, the angry and fuming king protests, had made our manners as rude as those of the fish-wives of Dieppe.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Then counting Noah and his wife, and his three sons and their wives, there were four pairs of human beings altogether.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
Their inhabitants shall be dashed in pieces before their eyes: their houses shall be pillaged, and their wives shall be ravished.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Something I had heard years ago, some old wives' tales about a man's life changing every seven years, kept dinning in my head.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
I wonder why wise men choose silly wives always, she added consciously, playing with the reins.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
He entered the Mosque alone; his wives remaining seated in their carriages outside.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
I will, I say, though I haven't any more use for a poor little girl's one pet calf than I have for two wives!
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
He did not court the society of the local parsons and their wives, nor did he return any of the calls made upon him.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
The religion of the Chinese allows them to have a number of wives, but in this respect they are far behind the Mahomedans.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
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